Have you ever said the “Please let me not have a rail today prayer?” If so, you are not alone! How decisive is the show jumping phase in eventing competitions? Just ask a rider who...» Read More!
Following the announcement that the Retired Racehorse Project‘s 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, will be postponed to 2021, competitors have been working to decide what comes next for them and their mounts. In her...» Read More!
There is still time to sign up to volunteer at the two USEA-recognized events taking place this weekend. With most events closed to spectators these days, volunteering is a great way to get up close...» Read More!
When the powers that be first announced a return to showing, my emotions were all over the place. Part of me was thrilled. Before the virus hit, my horse and I were FINALLY on...» Read More!
If you’re looking for a way to spend some time at a show even if you don’t have a horse, wanting to watch an event run in real life and be a part of making...» Read More!
Yay! It’s August! I am so happy! And relieved. July was a disaster. So was June … and May … and well … yeah …. Moving on … August brings so many cool things: end...» Read More!
We eventers are a pretty cool lot. We’re tough and hard-working, but we’re also friendly and fun-loving. And for the most part we love to give back to this insane sport we care so much...» Read More!
Somehow, the sharpest and smartest horsemen I know come from Australia. And there’s a not of them there. They seem to be the most dedicated and the most down to earth. I think it is...» Read More!
They call her The Sugar Lady, and the horses know her well. Marching down the hill towards dressage warm-up at Poplar Place Farm, with their ears pricked and eyes sparkling, horses approach the white steward’s...» Read More!
If you volunteer at any large national event, there is no end to the excitement you feel almost year round when you see photos or read messages remotely related to “your jump.” When you spend...» Read More!
The Oxford English Dictionary, the definitive historical dictionary of the English language, dates the first use of the noun scribe to 1377, and its first use for someone who “writes at another’s dictation” to 1513....» Read More!
In the past few weeks, I have been fortunate enough to be both a competitor and a volunteer at Area I events. I’ve put together a few thoughts on the subject that may be worth...» Read More!
The next Olympic cycle will be upon us before we know it. The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are approaching, and EN is already outlining our plan of action to bring you the...» Read More!
Horse Bow-Hunting Moron Arrested: A 17-year-old youth is behind bars in Fayette County, Georgia, after his arrest for the arrow attack on an eight-year-old horse, Misty. [Insert lament about degeneration of teens in America.] Doping:...» Read More!
In a letter sent out to all Rolex 2009 volunteers, Rolex’s fantastic Eventing Director, Jane Atkinson says: “While we’ve been thinking that we’d have no riders from “accross the pond” next year [at Rolex] because...» Read More!